The Surprising Scientific Truth About Living As An Outsider


Basically everyone gets called "weird" at some point. For some, it's a quick fun jab received between Prom King duties. For others, it's part of an entire life stuck being an outsider. On this episode of The Cracked Podcast, Alex Schmidt is joined by journalist Olga Khazan, author of 'Weird: The Power of Being an Outsider in an Insider World'. They'll take a deep dive into personal stories and scientific studies about life as a weirdo. Discover the cultural, social, mental, and physical ramifications of living outside society's norms. Also stick around for the surprising upsides of that kind of life. Because here's one way being alive is more interesting than people think it is: being "weird" can be a person's greatest strength.


Weird, The Power of Being an Outsider in an Insider World, Olga Khazan

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